Course syllabus U15-0117-B - Macroeconomics (FESRD - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
seminar paper max. 30 points
active participation in lectures and exercises 10 points
written exam max. 60 points
Intervals of evaluation:
93 - 100 points A (1.0)
86 - 92 points B (1.5)
79 - 85 points C (2.0)
72 - 78 points D (2.5)
64 - 71 points: E (3.0)
63 and less FX (4.0)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal of the subject is to acquaint students with the functioning of the economy as a whole, to know the basic macroeconomic problems, causes and effects of macroeconomic instability and the tools of macroeconomic stabilization policies, with emphasis on the role of the public sector.
Course contents:
The subject deals with economic principles of functioning of the national economy as a whole, macroeconomic objectives, instruments to achieve these goals and methods for measuring economic performance. Contents of the subject is also knowledge of the causes and impact of economic cycles, inflation, unemployment and options of implementation of stabilization tools of fiscal, monetary, currency and foreign economic policy.
Recommended or required reading:
ÁRENDÁŠ, Marko a Monika HUDÁKOVÁ. Základy makroekonómie. Nitra: Slov. poľnohosp. univ., 2001. s. 314. ISBN 80-7137-927-1.
JUREČKA, Václav. Makroekonomie. 3. aktualiz. a rozšíř. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2017. Expert. ISBN 978-80-271-0251-8.
POVAŽANOVÁ, Mariana, Martin HRONEC, Mária URAMOVÁ a Ján KOLLÁR. Makroekonómia 2: skriptá. Banská Bystrica: Belianum, 2018. ISBN 978-80-557-1419-6.
ROJÍČEK, Marek, Vojtěch SPĚVÁČEK, Jan VEJMĚLEK, Eva ZAMRAZILOVÁ a Václav ŽĎÁREK. Makroekonomická analýza: teorie a praxe. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-80-247-5858-9.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 269

17,8 %
11,9 %
17,1 %14,5 %
37,2 %
1,5 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Denisa Hanáčková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Ing. Jarmila Lazíková, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Ing. Veronika Svetlíková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
18. 2. 2020

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 02/18/2020.

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